Down to Earth Community Gardens

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Down to Earth Gardens is a gated private organic garden rental community in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The land is donated by the Kenosha Moose Lodge 286. We donate excess produce to local shelters.We have 110 organic garden rental plots on 1 acre of farm land.

Our Non-profit 501c3 organization is run by volunteers who donate their time and energy to keep our business running smoothly. 


2017 Plot Rental Application

Organic Gardening in Kenosha.


Gardener  Applications: 


Renewal Dates- Sept-Nov 15 2017 for returning gardeners wanting the same plot.
 New Gardeners -Open plot rentals Nov 2016-May 2017.

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Plot Rentals closed for 2017 Season


All adult gardeners will be required to sign a waiver.


Mail application and fee to:
Down to Earth Community Gardens
PO Box 1124
Kenosha, WI 53141


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  2017 Community Garden Rules 

Our garden has 3 rental plot sizes 

4x8-$20 

10x12-$30

20x20-$50 (limit 1 experienced only)


Garden Map PDF

-Water is included in fee.
-Gardening season is April 1st - November 1st. Weather Dependent.
-Organic Gardening practices only.
-Gardeners are responsible for tilling their plots.
-Rototillers for tilling your plot are available for rental from local hardware stores and rental business.

-Compost is free for Kenosha residents at the Yard Waste Facility.

-Check out our Gardening page for beginner gardening information.


Our organic gardens are privately rented. Open to the public for rentals.

Donations of money and tools are gladly accepted.


Looking for volunteer Groups to help us at the community garden:We are looking for groups that would be interested in volunteering at the community garden once during the season to help with ongoing maintenance. You could help with the annual planting in the Spring, learn how to maintain garden vegetables during mid Summer or help with the harvesting throughout the season and finally we have our fall garden cleanup. Call Carol @262-55-3308 or email downtoearthkenosha@gmail for more information.

Individuals are also welcome to come during the week and work solo.  Please fill out volunteer form with waiver and email/mail it to Down to Earth and we will followup with you.

Down to Earth Community Gardens

PO Box 1124

Kenosha, WI 53141


​Community Garden location - 3003 30th Avenue, Kenosha WI (Moose Lodge)


email: downtoearthkenosha@gmail.com

Phone# for Gardens 262-515-3308


​Down to Earth is a Non-profit designated 501c3 Organization

- Gertrude Jekell (Horticulturist)

"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness;

It teaches industry and thrift; Above all it teaches trust"